Texas Instruments now offers its small form-factor, software defined radio development platform targeted at the portable military communications market. The platform, developed in collaboration with Xilinx and other third parties, provides signal-chain hardware from antenna to baseband as well as a software board support package in a single integrated development platform. Developers can design waveforms as well as create and test single- or multi-protocol radios for applications in military, public safety, commercial, professional mobile radio (PMR) and land mobile radio (LMR) communication systems as well as RFID readers, according to the company.